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Feb 27, 2014, 14:00 ET

Sports Icon and Humanitarian Billie Jean King is Simmons College's 2014 Commencement Speaker, May 9

Sports icon and humanitarian Billie Jean King will deliver the Simmons College 109th Commencement address Friday, May 9, at the Bank of America...

Feb 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Simmons School of Social Work, the First School of Social Work in the Nation, Launches Online Master's Program

Simmons College School of Social Work, the nation's first school of social work, continues its 110 year tradition of innovation with its...

Jan 29, 2014, 09:30 ET

Simmons College Joins Mount Holyoke and Smith for Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Program Focused on Emerging Women Leaders

 Simmons College is proud to join two other women's colleges – Mount Holyoke and Smith – to co-host "Reconstructing Societies in...

Dec 11, 2013, 11:37 ET
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the closing keynote speaker at the 2014 Simmons Leadership Conference.  (PRNewsFoto/Simmons College)

Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton To Deliver Keynote Address At 35th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

 Simmons College today announced that Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will deliver...

Oct 31, 2013, 12:00 ET

Simmons College Hosts National Discussion On Gender Diversity On Corporate Boards, Nov. 12

 In an effort to boost gender diversity on corporate boards across the country, Simmons College will host a panel discussion as part of the...

Oct 22, 2013, 11:45 ET

Simmons College Makes Kiplinger's "Best Value" Top 100 Private Colleges List

 Simmons College is ranked as one of the best values among private universities in the country, according to the business and personal finance...

Oct 15, 2013, 14:00 ET

Simmons School of Management Ranked #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review

For the 5th consecutive year, the Simmons College School of Management has been ranked the #1 MBA with the "Greatest Opportunity for Women" by...

Sep 26, 2013, 08:00 ET

Prominent Women Political Leaders Gather to Commemorate 175 Years of Women in Politics

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the first American woman to address a legislative body, Simmons College will co-host "How Women Become...

Sep 11, 2013, 11:53 ET

Simmons College Named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes

 Simmons College has been named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report in its 2014 edition of the "America's Best Colleges"...

Jul 11, 2013, 13:30 ET

African Women Participate in U.S. Department of State's Women's Leadership Program at Simmons College

 In an effort to help develop future women leaders and to promote better understanding between Americans and people of other countries, Simmons...

May 07, 2013, 08:00 ET

Simmons College Launches New Online Graduate Nursing Program

 Responding to the national shortage of nurses and nurse practitioners, today the Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS)...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:22 ET
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Simmons College Hosts Women Fulbright Foreign Students for U.S. Department of State Seminar

 For a second consecutive year, Simmons College has been awarded the opportunity to host a Fulbright Women's Re-Entry Seminar. Approximately...

Apr 02, 2013, 09:30 ET

Study Shows Women Breadwinners Are 'Proud' But Keep Financial Role In Household Private

Simmons Study Also Finds Female Breadwinners and Partners Often Don't Discuss Women's Lead Financial Role; Women Breadwinners Still Retain Majority...

Mar 27, 2013, 11:30 ET

Simmons College Names New Dean of Graduate School of Library and Information Science

 Simmons College has named Eileen G. Abels, Ph.D., a longtime library and information science practitioner and educator with a specialty in...

Mar 12, 2013, 13:30 ET

Simmons College School Of Library & Information Science Ranked Among Nation's Top 10 By U.S.News -- 3rd Consecutive Time

Only Library School in New England Ranked Nationally; Archives & Preservation Rated #1 Program The Simmons College Graduate School of...

Mar 07, 2013, 08:00 ET

Simmons College Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 7 Years in a Row

 Simmons College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and...

Feb 14, 2013, 10:15 ET

'Miss Representation,' Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Is Simmons College's Commencement Speaker, May 10

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, actress, and advocate for women and girls, will deliver the Simmons College 108th...

Jan 31, 2013, 11:52 ET

Obesity Among Young Low-Income Children Linked To Food Insecurity & Obesity of Mothers, Study Finds

Study in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics led by Simmons College Professor  Children of low-income, overweight/obese...

Jan 15, 2013, 09:00 ET

Simmons Leadership Conference Celebrates "Women Of Influence"

Speakers Include Actress Viola Davis, Financial Powerhouse Sallie Krawcheck, and Technology Thought Leader Charlene Li Simmons College today...

Jan 11, 2013, 11:30 ET

Simmons College Names New Provost Sheila "Katie" Conboy

Simmons College announced today the appointment of Sheila "Katie" Conboy, Ph.D., a skilled academic administrator with a distinguished liberal arts...